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When it comes to researching colleges, there is an overwhelming amount of information available. Every student (and parent) will have a favorite website or book. Katherine’s advice is to explore several different options and determine which one fits your needs.

General Information

These websites are good for collecting general data about colleges. You can find out information about acceptance rates, average standardized testing scores, costs, and so much more.

Beyond Rankings

The two websites listed below are known for providing information on colleges that are “hidden gems.” These schools are recognized for offering high-quality academic experiences and engaging environments.